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[27 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Increadible Shrinking Bed

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Our bed keeps shrinking. It is a queen sized bed. In New York, it was perfectly large and comfortable for us. Then Theory came. As per our plan we were transitioning Theory out of the bed by having her sleep on her own bed next to ours (her crib mattress).

Things were going pretty well.

Then Tara got pregnant. The bed shrank a little. No big deal as Theory was spending more of the night in her own bed.

Then we moved. For …

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[24 May 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

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There are times however, when putting Theory to sleep can be a heartbreaking experience.  By 6:30 or 7, her eyes get red, she rubs her face, shaking her head back and forth over and over again.  She can shout out with surprising force.  Her frustration and anger are ever so visible as her down-turned frown and red face precede her cries.
Usually she quickly and …